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The Checkup: How Pennsylvania Hospital Is Making C-Sections Way Better for Moms

• Penn Medicine’s Pennsylvania Hospital is paving a new path for women who undergo C-section deliveries. Spoiler: What they’re doing is totally, completely, 100 percent awesome. […]

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Penn Study: Mustaches More Common Than Women in Top Medical Leadership Posts

You probably could’ve guessed — if asked — that there are more men than women leading the nation’s top academic medical institutions in America. But […]

Business

Penn Study: Paying Patients, Doctors Leads to Lower Cholesterol

What’s the best way to lower people’s cholesterol? Offer financial rewards to both patients and doctors when people take their allotted medications at the appropriate times. That was […]

Business

Two Philly Hospitals Have New Partner: Abu Dhabi

Two Philadelphia hospitals recently announced partnerships with an Abu Dhabi health care provider. Although both partnerships are preliminary and little detail has been offered — it opens the […]

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These Intensive-Care Babies at HUP Are Philly’s Most Precious Trick-or-Treaters

Maybe it’s all the hormones I still have pumping after just having my own kid six months ago, but, man, I can’t help but be in […]

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Here’s How Many Babies Were Born at Penn Medicine During Pope Weekend

Looks like Penn Medicine was a bit off in its estimation of how many babies would be born at its hospitals over Pope weekend — […]

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Zion Harvey — 8-Year-Old Double Hand-Transplant Patient at CHOP — Released from Hospital Today

Late last month, the world fell in love with Zion Harvey, the eight-year-old Baltimore native who received a double hand transplant in early July at […]

City Life

Penn Expert “Star Witness” in Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

The director of Penn’s Schizophrenia Research Center has emerged as a “star witness” in the trial of James Holmes, the lone suspect in the 2012 Colorado […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Penn Unveils Cutting-Edge Medical Education Center

Penn Medicine recently unveiled the new $38 million Henry A Jordan Medical Education Center, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal. The three-story addition was “built on […]

City Life

Four Penn Medicine Hospitals Named Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Ever wonder where you’d go if you came down with a sudden case of the ills? Four hospitals in the Penn Medicine network—Hospital of the […]

City Life

Largest Gift Ever for Philadelphia Free Library

The William Penn Foundation has given the Free Library of Philadelphia $25 million, the largest gift ever made to the library. (Sorry, that donation of […]

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Inaugural Two-Day Ride to Conquer Cancer This October

http://youtu.be/j8vAHukvw7o Get ready to log some serious miles, cyclists: the inaugural Ride to Conquer Cancer hits Philly this October 11th and 12th, with proceeds going to […]

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Huge New Penn Study: Red Wine Not So Good For Your Heart After All

Uh, guys? I think the entire health community might soon take back everything good it’s ever said about red wine and heart health: A huge […]

City Life

A Father and Daughter Weight-Loss Story

Growing up in a family where obesity was the norm and she was always “a heavy kid,” Jennifer Read had seen her mother, grandmother, and […]

City Life

Bariatric Surgery: Financially Planning Your Weight-Loss Surgery

In addition to being physically and mentally prepared for weight-loss surgery, it’s important to be financially prepared as well. The cost of a procedure will […]